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OPN Connect Newsletter 138
Robert Thompson's FreshSource, First-Timers Take on Fresh Summit, Organic Potatoes, KipTraq, and more...
KipTraq, by Green Willow Group LLC, is a mobile data collection and mobile forms app that was built with plant and field operations in mind. The system runs on Apple and Android operating systems, providing real-time, accurate data collection with instant email notification for “out of specification” operations.
With most supplies of organic potatoes coming out of storage at this time of year, a pair of potato industry veterans predict the supplies will be plentiful for the holidays with promotable pricing, but supply gaps could occur in spring for a variety of reasons.
From a humble beginning, Robert F. Thompson, founder of FreshSource LLC, has built a very impressive produce industry career that includes launching successful wholesale and growing operations along with his current ever-expanding sales support and merchandising firm.
OPN staff members, Kelli Runge and Cate Aldrete, attended the Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit last week in Anaheim for the first time. Below the pair share their thoughts on their first ever PMA---- and five takeaways that stood out and left them excited for PMA in 2020.
1. Whole Foods Market Predicts Food Trends for 2020
2. Jeff Moyer Named Rodale Institute CEO
3. Oppy Inspires Recycling with New Partnership
4. Danny Green Launches Green Ranger Grapes
5. Everything You Need for the Fall 2019 NOSB Meeting